To help our customers through the building control processes please view our Guide to extending your home. This guide has the application process and the various technical information you will need as part of your, extension, conversion or alterations at your property.
The standard for slating and tiling has been updated. This came in to effect on the 1st March 2015.
There have been changes made to the building regulations which see new parts Q and R whilst existing approved documents G, H and M have been revised.
We are always keen to promote fantastic projects that have been built within the Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough. LABC gives the perfect opportunity for this by entering the LABC regional awards.
Local Authority Building Control work closely with Jewsons to make the construction phase more simplistic for developers, accredited details have been approved so that you can build to a detail you know works.
Severn Trent Water Ltd has looked to streamline the building over/close to a public sewer process by giving you the option of a self-certification route. There are strict guidelines that must be followed for you to be eligible to carry out the self-certification process.
Tired of phoning the office to arrange a site inspection? How about downloading our new site inspection app for free!
Where excavating works are carried out in clay subsoils for new foundations did you know that trees can have an influence on the depths required? Use the LABC tree depth calculator to determine the required depths of your foundations.